Is heroin addiction a mental disease?

Answer On One Hand: Used To Cover Up PainMost heroin users begin using the drug to ease emotional pain. Generally, people start with softer drugs like cocaine and marijuana before moving on to harder drug... Read More »

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How to Help Someone Overcome a Heroin Addiction?

Heroin (known on the streets as horse, smack, big H, black tar, caballo, junk, TNT, skag, chiva, gear, Evil, "H", and "Boy") is a highly addictive drug made from the opium poppy. Addicts usually in... Read More »

How to Cope With Heroin Addiction or Lesser Narcotics?

Addiction to Heroin and other Opiate based drugs are difficult to manage in that they produce both significant degrees of psychological and physical addiction. However, other than the need for the ... Read More »

How did Jimmy Page kick his heroin addiction?

What are the treatments for a combined gambling and heroin addiction?

Although both are examples of substance abuse, an addiction to gambling and an addiction to heroin are usually treated separately. However, the underlying psychological issues helping to cause both... Read More »